Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1891-1901 1891 1900 1901
Wheat 61,590 Show data context 51,654 Show data context 47,019 Show data context
Barley or Bere 117,101 Show data context 105,048 Show data context 101,907 Show data context
Oats 234,055 Show data context 216,447 Show data context 208,773 Show data context
Rye 1,086 Show data context 1,464 Show data context 1,460 Show data context
Beans 1,884 Show data context 1,288 Show data context 1,215 Show data context
Peas 1,533 Show data context 1,542 Show data context 1,596 Show data context
Potatoes 38,238 Show data context 33,225 Show data context 31,979 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 70,607 Show data context 62,981 Show data context 61,934 Show data context
Mangold 7,883 Show data context 9,842 Show data context 9,811 Show data context
Cabbage, K-Rabi, & Rape 1,902 Show data context 3,848 Show data context 4,194 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 2,145 Show data context 1,545 Show data context 1,344 Show data context
Other Green Crops 1,410 Show data context 1,049 Show data context 1,217 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: For Hay 170,623 Show data context 196,992 Show data context 201,943 Show data context
CLOVER, SAINFOIN and GRASSES: Not for Hay 154,121 Show data context 199,690 Show data context 198,325 Show data context
Flax 4 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Small Fruit 1,108 Show data context 1,109 Show data context 1,092 Show data context
Bare Fallow 10,069 Show data context 7,562 Show data context 7,882 Show data context
Date: Source:
1891 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1901 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulations by county between 1891 and 1901.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wales Dep through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1891 through 1901., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001055/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1891

Date accessed: 18th June 2019